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Germany / 22-11-2017

Holocaust memorial erected outside German nationalist's home

Holocaust memorial erected outside German nationalist's home

A group of artists say they have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician, who suggested Germany should end its tradition of acknowledging the country's Nazi ...

France / 22-11-2017

Top French Socialist axed from party over antisemitic tweet

Top French Socialist axed from party over antisemitic tweet

A top official in France's Socialist Party was expelled on Tuesday days after tweeting an image with antisemitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron.  Gerard Filoche, a member of the Socialists' national bureau, claims to ...

21-11-2017

In sudden policy reversal, twitter says it will ban users who affiliate with neo-Nazis, Islamists and other violent extremists

In sudden policy reversal, twitter says it will ban users who affiliate with neo-Nazis, Islamists and other violent extremists

In a sharp policy reversal, Twitter is set to begin doing something that it told Campaign Against Antisemitism it would never do: proactively removing extremists from the platform.  In December 2014, Sinéad McSweeney, Twitter’s ...

United States / 21-11-2017

Woman arrested in connection to Norfolk synagogue burglary

Woman arrested in connection to Norfolk synagogue burglary

The Norfolk Police Department arrested and charged a woman Monday in connection to a burglary at the B’Nai Israel Synagogue that happened on November 14.  Morghan Rogers, 29, of Portsmouth, turned herself in ...

France / 20-11-2017

French courts punish promoters of antisemitic hate speech

Amid vocal protests by leaders of French Jewry on the judiciary’s handling of antisemitic crimes, French courts made a series of tough rulings on inciters to hatred of Jews.  In three separate rulings ...

Britain / 19-11-2017

Timothy Rustige sentenced to 140 hours of unpaid work after daubing “Zionazis” and Star of David on walls of historic aqueduct

Timothy Rustige sentenced to 140 hours of unpaid work after daubing “Zionazis” and Star of David on walls of historic aqueduct

Timothy Rustige, a 68-year-old from Altrincham, has pleaded guilty to eight counts of criminal damage following a graffiti campaign between September 2016 and August this year that saw him scrawl slogans on ...

Britain / 19-11-2017

Manchester United cancels David Icke show at Old Trafford after backlash

Manchester United cancels David Icke show at Old Trafford after backlash

Manchester United have cancelled a show by David Icke at their Old Trafford stadium after protests from Jewish groups.  “An evening with David Icke” was due to take place in a hospitality suite ...

United States / 19-11-2017

University of Maryland student government scraps BDS bill before vote

University of Maryland student government scraps BDS bill before vote

Members of the University of Maryland student government nixed a bill to boycott Israel before it could be brought to a vote.  After two hours of debate Wednesday, the student affairs committee put ...

Britain / 19-11-2017

Labour drop Nasreen Khan as council candidate over antisemitic posts

Labour drop Nasreen Khan as council candidate over antisemitic posts

Labour has banned a prospective council candidate from standing for the party after an outcry over antisemitic comments she posted on social media.    Nasreen Khan, a former member of George Galloway’s Respect party, had ...

Britain / 19-11-2017

Gay Times editor sacked after antisemitic and sexist tweets discovered

Gay Times editor sacked after antisemitic and sexist tweets discovered

The editor of the Gay Times has been fired just weeks after taking up the role after antisemitic and misogynistic tweets were uncovered.  Josh Rivers sent a series of tweets between 2010 ...

Spain / 16-11-2017

Spanish court suspends anti-Israel boycott in Seville

Spanish court suspends anti-Israel boycott in Seville

Last week, a district court in Seville, southern Spain, issued a writ of interim injunction against the City Council of La Roda de Andalucia, halting its boycott of Israeli products as well ...

France / 10-11-2017

French court fines teacher for antisemitic statements

An English teacher in a Paris school was fined 1,500 euros on Thursday by a court in the capital for writing on social media that Jews prepared and organised the ...

Germany / 09-11-2017

Non-Jewish German teen honored for standing up to neo-Nazis

Non-Jewish German teen honored for standing up to neo-Nazis

A non-Jewish German teenager from Dresden has been honored by the Jewish community for standing up to neo-Nazis at her school.  The 15-year-old, known as Emilia S., received the Prize for Civic Courage against ...

United States / 08-11-2017

Congress hears testimony on expanding definition of antisemitism

Congress hears testimony on expanding definition of antisemitism

The US House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony about increased antisemitism on US college campuses, as lawmakers mulled advancing a 2016 bill that would require the Department of Education to adopt the State ...

United Nations / 08-11-2017

World Jewish Congress to launch Holocaust education website, with support from UNESCO

World Jewish Congress to launch Holocaust education website, with support from UNESCO

The World Jewish Congress will launch a website dedicated to Holocaust education, with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. WJC CEO and Executive ...

Britain / 07-11-2017

Top writers accuse Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party of antisemitism

Top writers accuse Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party of antisemitism

Three of Britain’s most eminent writers today accuse the Labour Party of straying into antisemitism under the guise of legitimate criticism of successive Israeli governments.  The historians Simon Schama and Simon Sebag Montefiore and ...

Canada / 06-11-2017

University of Ottawa rejects BDS

University of Ottawa rejects BDS

Students at the University of Ottawa, Canada's capital, have voted down a motion to endorse the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.    The motion was amended to remove all language related to BDS, ...

United States / 31-10-2017

Teen charged with hate crime for vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Orange County

Teen charged with hate crime for vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Orange County

Goshen, N.Y.  -  An Orange County grand jury has indicted a Warwick teenager for a hate crime for vandalism at a Jewish cemetery, District Attorney David M. Hoovler said Monday.   Eric Carbanaro, 18, was indicted ...

Canada / 29-10-2017

Winnipeg students vote against Israel boycotts

Winnipeg students vote against Israel boycotts

Students at the University of Winnipeg (UW) voted down a resolution supporting boycotts of Israel on Wednesday, the latest in a string of defeats for the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel on Canadian ...

United States / 29-10-2017

Wisconsin state passes anti-boycott Israel law

Wisconsin state passes anti-boycott Israel law

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin issued an executive order on Friday barring state agencies from engaging in business with entities that discriminate against Israel.  The executive order came ahead of the departure for ...

Italy / 29-10-2017

Police identify 20 Lazio fans who put up Anne Frank images

Rome police have identified 20 Lazio fans who they say littered the Stadio Olimpico with images of Anne Frank -- the young diarist who died in the Holocaust -- wearing a jersey ...

India / 26-10-2017

2 suspects plotting attack on Jewish synagogue held in Gujarat

2 suspects plotting attack on Jewish synagogue held in Gujarat

Two suspected ISIS operatives were today arrested by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS), which claimed that they were plotting an attack on a Jewish synagogue in Khadia area of Ahmedabad in “very ...

Italy / 26-10-2017

Frank’s diary read out to condemn antisemitism in football

Frank’s diary read out to condemn antisemitism in football

A passage from Anne Frank’s diary was read before Wednesday’s Italian league matches as part of a number of initiatives to condemn the acts of antisemitism by Lazio fans and to keep ...

United States / 25-10-2017

Virginia restaurant owners arrested after antisemitic attack

Virginia restaurant owners arrested after antisemitic attack

Damascus, Va. - Hey Joe’s, a restaurant in the Appalachian Trail town of Damascus in southwest Virginia, is reportedly closing its doors after the owner and his brother were caught on film on ...

Italy / 25-10-2017

Anne Frank's diary to be read in Italy after Lazio fans' antisemitic display

Anne Frank's diary to be read in Italy after Lazio fans' antisemitic display

Anne Frank's diary will be read aloud at all matches in Italy this week, the Italian football federation announced on Tuesday after shocking displays of antisemitism by fans of Lazio.  Lazio supporters on Sunday littered the ...

Italy / 24-10-2017

Lazio club president vows to take on antisemitic fans over Anne Frank stickers

Lazio club president vows to take on antisemitic fans over Anne Frank stickers

The president of Lazio football club has promised a new antisemitism campaign after fans plastered Rome's stadium with stickers of Anne Frank wearing city rivals Roma's team shirt.  Claudio Lotito visited the capital's ...

Britain / 23-10-2017

British council for countering antisemitism is established

British council for countering antisemitism is established

In response to mounting antisemitism, organisations responsible for fighting antisemitism in the United Kingdom have come together to establish the British Council for Countering Antisemitism (BCCA). The BCCA aims to foster cooperation between ...

United States / 20-10-2017

Man, 37, charged in Staten Island antisemitic graffiti incident

Man, 37, charged in Staten Island antisemitic graffiti incident

A Rossville man has been charged in connection with the antisemitic graffiti incident in his neighborhood this week.  James Rizzo, 37, who lives on the 100 block of Wirt Avenue, has been charged with criminal ...

Bulgaria / 19-10-2017

Bulgaria’s Cabinet has adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism

Bulgaria’s Cabinet has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism and has appointed Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev as national co-ordinator for the fight against antisemitism.  The main function of the national ...

Romania / 19-10-2017

Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania

Police in Romania arrested three teenagers accused of destroying 10 headstones at a Jewish cemetery.  The incident occurred over the weekend, police said in a statement Monday about the arrests near the northern city of ...

Austria / 18-10-2017

Austria's Kurz says will not tolerate antisemitism

Austria's Kurz says will not tolerate antisemitism

Austrian election winner Sebastian Kurz says he will demand a clear stance against antisemitism from potential coalition partners in the government the conservative politician is set to form.   "The battle against antisemitism and ...

Switzerland / 09-10-2017

A neo-Nazi from Zurich is expected to be sentenced to prison for assaulting a Jew

A neo-Nazi from Zurich is expected to be sentenced to prison for assaulting a Jew

This event happened in the Wiedikon district of Zurich on the evening of 4 July 2015. An Orthodox Jew was on his way home from the synagogue when a group ...

Germany / 17-10-2017

Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck, 88, given six-month jail sentence

Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck, 88, given six-month jail sentence

The 88-year-old Ursula Haverbeck, who has several previous convictions all related to Holocaust denial, was on Monday found guilty of once again denying the mass murder of millions of Jews during the Nazi ...

Britain / 17-10-2017

Man arrested over antisemitic graffiti at synagogue

West Yorkshire Police have arrested a man in connection with antisemitic graffiti  daubed outside the Etz Chaim synagogue in Leeds.  Police confirmed on Monday they had detained the suspect male after a second incident took place ...

Austria / 15-10-2017

Austrian students reject 'antisemitic' boycott Israel campaign

Austrian students reject 'antisemitic' boycott Israel campaign

The Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH - Österreichische Hochschüler innenschaft) passed on Friday a motion against BDS, saying that the boycott movement targeting Israel is antisemitic, and that its demands recall the ...

United States / 13-10-2017

US withdraws from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'

US withdraws from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'

The Department of State notified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of the U.S. decision to withdraw from the organization and to seek to establish a permanent observer mission to UNESCO. This decision was ...

United States / 10-10-2017

Chemistry teaching assistant with history of antisemitic, racist behavior removed from position after campus backlash

Chemistry teaching assistant with history of antisemitic, racist behavior removed from position after campus backlash

After a social media post about a chemistry teaching assistant’s history of antisemitic and racist rhetoric circulated around the University of Wisconsin campus Monday, university officials announced he would be removed from overseeing sections ...

Britain / 09-10-2017

There's a new way to report online hate crime in the UK as home secretary Amber Rudd unveils dedicated national hub

"People in the UK will have a new way to report hate crime that takes place on social networks such as Twitter and Facebook under new plans unveiled by home secretary Amber Rudd in the government's ...

Germany / 06-10-2017

Germany adopts international definition of antisemitism

Germany has formally accepted an international definition of antisemitism in a move designed to provide clarity for the prosecution of related crimes.  The German Cabinet announced Wednesday that it unanimously adopted the working definition promoted ...

Belgium / 05-10-2017

Holocaust denier ordered to visit Auschwitz death camp every year instead of jail

Holocaust denier ordered to visit Auschwitz death camp every year instead of jail

Laurent Louis, a former member of the Belgian parliament, was told to visit a the preserved death camps where millions of Jews were exterminated as part of Hitler’s final solution ...

Ukraine / 05-10-2017

Antisemitic vandals in Uman caught by police

Antisemitic vandals in Uman caught by police

Ukrainian Police have arrested an antisemitic gang responsible for a long string of attacks against Jewish worshippers at the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman. Thousands of Breslov hasidim and others visit Uman ...

United States / 04-10-2017

UConn student speaks out after being the target of antisemitic comment

UConn student speaks out after being the target of antisemitic comment

Thousands of people have reached out to show support for a University of Connecticut student who said he was the target of an antisemitic comment on campus.   Nathan Schachter spoke to Eyewitness News ...

Britain / 10-08-2017

90-year-old man convicted for handing out antisemitic leaflets in Brighton city centre

Sussex Police has confirmed that 90-year-old Paul Pawlowski has been convicted for displaying a placard including the words: “Pull the chain, flush the Jew mafia down the drain” on the Old Steine, ...

Britain / 14-09-2017

Couple who punched Jewish wedding guests and whipped them with dog leash walk free with £40 compensation to victims

Couple who punched Jewish wedding guests and whipped them with dog leash walk free with £40 compensation to victims

A couple who viciously attacked Jewish wedding guests, punching them and whipping them with a dog leash whilst shouting antisemitic abuse, have walked free. Thames Magistrates’ Court handed Ineta Winiarski and Kasimiersz Winiarski a suspended 12-week ...

United States / 14-09-2017

Teen arrested for antisemitic graffiti on assistant AG’s family home

Teen arrested for antisemitic graffiti on assistant AG’s family home

Cops on Wednesday arrested a teen who allegedly spray-painted an antisemitic slur on the Bronx home of the family of an assistant state attorney general.    Lewis Jared, 16, was busted on charges of ...

United States / 12-09-2017

Responding to hate

Responding to hate

Two nation’s leading civil rights/human relations organizations, the Southern Law Poverty Center and the Anti-Defamation League have released resources to address and respond to hate, bigotry, racism and antisemitism.  Recent events in Charlottesville, VA, and the spike in incidents ...

Britain / 12-09-2017

Chelsea fans face bans over antisemitic Alvaro Morata chant

Chelsea fans face bans over antisemitic Alvaro Morata chant

Chelsea have vowed to take "the strongest possible action" against fans found singing an antisemitic chant.  The club condemned the song about Alvaro Morata by their fans during Saturday's 2-1 win over Leicester City.  Chelsea head of communications ...

Sweden / 12-09-2017

Swedish Jews to appeal neo-Nazi march near synagogue

Swedish Jews to appeal neo-Nazi march near synagogue

Sweden's main organization for Jews is appealing a police decision to grant the openly racist neo-Nazi group the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) permission to stage a march near a synagogue in Gothenburg on ...

United States / 07-09-2017

ADL offers college guide to combat antisemites

ADL offers college guide to combat antisemites

As college students are returning to a new academic school year, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has released a new, multi-platform resource to equip them with essential information and tools to deal with antisemitism ...

Britain / 07-09-2017

Man who shouted he’d ‘kill you fucking Jews’ guilty of antisemitic abuse

A man from Ipswich has been found guilty of religiously-aggravated harassment and fined £300 after reportedly shouting: “I’m going to kill you fucking Jews.”  Richard Gary Reed pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrate’s Court late ...

United States / 07-09-2017

Masked teen behind antisemitic graffiti at school

Masked teen behind antisemitic graffiti at school

Police released images Wednesday of a young woman they suspect spray-painted swastikas and antisemitic messages on the walls, doors and windows of a Syosset High School in Long Island last month.   The new surveillance ...

South Africa / 07-09-2017

SAJBD takes BLF leader Andile Mnxgitama to Equality Court over antisemitic remarks

SAJBD takes BLF leader Andile Mnxgitama to Equality Court over antisemitic remarks

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) on Monday launched a case against the leader of Black First Land First (BLF)‚ Andile Mnxgitama‚ in the Equality Court for antisemitic remarks he ...

Britain / 05-09-2017

Couple convicted after violent attack at Jewish wedding in Clapton Common

A couple launched an antisemitic attack at a Jewish wedding, a court has been told.   Ineta Winiarski, 33, and partner Kasimiersz Winiarski, 62, ‘terrified’ wedding guests outside Clapton Common Synagogue Kehal Yetev Lev ...

United States / 04-09-2017

California University puts students for justice in Palestine on probation

California University puts students for justice in Palestine on probation

The University of California, Irvine, has sanctioned its local chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine with disciplinary probation for two academic years for disrupting an event held by a pro-Israel student group ...

Germany / 30-08-2017

Ursula Haverbeck sent to prison for holocaust denial

Ursula Haverbeck sent to prison for holocaust denial

An 88-year-old woman known as the 'Nazi grandma' has been sentenced to two years in jail for denying the holocaust and inciting hatred. Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck was handed a two-year prison ...

Germany / 27-08-2017

Frankfurt becomes first German city to ban 'antisemitic' BDS movement

Frankfurt City Council approved a bill on Friday that would prohibit the use of municipal funds and facilities for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activities targeting the Jewish state.    The measure will now be sent to ...

Canada / 24-08-2017

Images released of suspects after antisemitic graffiti sprayed on Markham schools

Images released of suspects after antisemitic graffiti sprayed on Markham schools

Police in York Region are trying to identify three male suspects accused of semitic and hateful graffiti at multiple Markham schools over the weekend.  Police say similar graffiti was also found at Reesor Park ...

United States / 20-08-2017

Man who tweeted about ‘subhuman Jewish filth' gets lecture, fine and probation

Man who tweeted about ‘subhuman Jewish filth' gets lecture, fine and probation

A man who authorities say posted threatening, antisemitic messages on Twitter has been placed on probation for two years in western Michigan.  The Grand Rapids Press reports 31-year-old David Lenio of Grand Rapids learned ...

United States / 20-08-2017

Teens who vandalized Chandler menorah must meet with Holocaust survivor

Teens who vandalized Chandler menorah must meet with Holocaust survivor

Three teens pleaded guilty to criminal-damage charges this week for stealing a menorah  display out of the front yard of a Chandler home and turning it into a swastika.    A plea deal was reached ...

Britain / 20-08-2017

Solicitor who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist Facebook comments handed 12-month suspension

Solicitor who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist Facebook comments handed 12-month suspension

A law firm partner who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist posts on social media has been slapped with a 12-month suspension and £25,000 fine by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).  Using his personal Facebook account, ...

Switzerland / 17-08-2017

Swiss government denounces antisemitism after outrage over hotel sign

The government of Switzerland denounced antisemitism in a message to Israel following outrage over a sign at a Swiss hotel stating that Jewish guests must shower before entering its pool.  Swiss foreign ministry spokesman Tilman ...

United States / 17-08-2017

Hundreds gather at vigil for Boston’s Holocaust memorial

Hundreds gather at vigil for Boston’s Holocaust memorial

Some 300 people gathered in vigil Tuesday evening at the New England Holocaust Memorial, which was vandalized Monday for the second time this summer.  The vigil was organized by IfNotNow Boston, a Jewish group ...

Switzerland / 17-08-2017

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel that featured signs singling out Jews

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel that featured signs singling out Jews

The online hotel reservation service Booking.com dropped from its website a Swiss establishment whose management put up signs singling out Jews and urging them to shower before entering the swimming pool.  The Paradise Apartments in Arosa, some 80 ...

United States / 16-08-2017

Man who urinated on a synagogue turns himself in to police

Man who urinated on a synagogue turns himself in to police

The man caught on video urinating in front of the doors of a synagogue Beth Solomon in the Somerton section of Philadelphia has turned himself on Tuesday. The suspect is identified as 23-year-old Sheidali ...

Switzerland / 16-08-2017

Hotel apologizes for antisemitic signs

Hotel apologizes for antisemitic signs

The manager of a hotel in Switzerland said she was wrong to post signs instructing “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool and to access the refrigerator at set times.  Ruth Thomann, who runs the ...

13-08-2017

Twitter removes antisemitic posts after activist spray-paints them on company’s German HQ

Twitter removes antisemitic posts after activist spray-paints them on company’s German HQ

Twitter has removed a handful of racist tweets and suspended several accounts after a German-Israeli satirist stenciled about 30 of them outside the company’s offices in Hamburg.    Shahak Shapira used spray-paint to write the ...

Germany / 10-08-2017

German court dismisses soldier for denying Israel’s existence

A court in Hanover in the state of Lower Saxony affirmed in June the German armed forces’ decision to discharge a soldier because of his rejection of Israel’s right to exist and support ...

Britain / 09-08-2017

Neo-Nazi Holocaust denial event in Holborn cancelled following intervention from CAA

Neo-Nazi Holocaust denial event in Holborn cancelled following intervention from CAA

A secret meeting of neo-Nazi Holocaust deniers scheduled for tomorrow evening at a community centre in Holborn in central London has been cancelled following intervention from Campaign Against Antisemitism.  The meeting was part ...

Germany / 08-08-2017

Israeli behind 'Yolocaust' plaster racist tweets all over Twitter's offices

Israeli behind 'Yolocaust' plaster racist tweets all over Twitter's offices

On the night of August 4, a terrible thing happened to a street in Hamburg, Germany. Passersby awoke the next morning to find a large section of the street, located in front ...

Switzerland / 06-08-2017

Swiss court upholds conviction over alleged Nazi salute

Swiss court upholds conviction over alleged Nazi salute

Switzerland's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction for racial discrimination of a man who posed outside a Geneva synagogue doing an alleged Nazi salute.  A text of the court's July decision, made public ...

Germany / 06-08-2017

Goethe University in Frankfurt students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

Goethe University in Frankfurt students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

The student parliament at the Goethe University in Frankfurt (AStA Uni FFM Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss der Goethe) on Thursday condemned the BDS campaign for duplicating the Nazi-era movement’s boycotts of Jewish-owned businesses.   “The call by the BDS [Boycott, ...

United States / 03-08-2017

Man charged with setting fire to bus with Jewish symbols in Brooklyn

Man charged with setting fire to bus with Jewish symbols in Brooklyn

Jackson Joseph is under arrest on charges of setting fire to Brooklyn's so-called "Mitzvah bus".  Police say 30-year-old Jackson Joseph walked up to the school bus that is covered with Jewish symbols and ...

United States / 03-08-2017

Three teens identified in Boston-area Jewish cemetery vandalism

Police have identified three teenage boys as responsible for the toppling of headstones in a historic Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts.  One of the teens, who all live in Melrose, a city near Boston, is facing ...

Germany / 02-08-2017

First German city set to pass anti-BDS bill

Munich lawmakers declare boycott movement antisemitic.  City Council members from the two largest parties in Munich – the capital of the German state of Bavaria – submitted a bill banning municipal funding and support ...

Scotland / 01-08-2017

Myers in apology to BBC presenters after controversial column

Myers in apology to BBC presenters after controversial column

A Sunday Times columnist has apologised to Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman after suggesting they earned high salaries because they were Jewish.  Kevin Myers said he was "very, very sorry" for offending ...

Britain / 30-07-2017

Sunday Times of London fires writer and apologizes over antisemitic article

Sunday Times of London fires writer and apologizes over antisemitic article

The Sunday Times of London has fired the writer of an op-ed article denouncing the campaign by women of the British Broadcasting Corporation for equal pay after the column sparked widespread accusations ...

France / 26-07-2017

From now on, crimes of antisemitism, homophobia and racism will prevent from candidates the possibility of running for office

From now on, crimes of antisemitism, homophobia and racism will prevent from candidates the possibility of running for office

On Monday evening, the General Assembly in France has given the green light to new sanctions in cases of violation of the integrity of the candidates, while repeating the duty ...

United States / 29-07-2017

Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa

Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa

Saying he “let my emotions get the best of me and cloud my better judgment,” the imam of the Islamic Center of Davis apologized today for his fiery sermon last week that’s been ...

United States / 28-07-2017

Aakash Dalal, Anthony Graziano sentenced to 35 years for firebombing Jewish facilities

Aakash Dalal, Anthony Graziano sentenced to 35 years for firebombing Jewish facilities

Two Lodi men were sentenced to 35 years in state prison Friday on terrorism and other charges for a string of crimes at Jewish facilities in Bergen County where they spray painted antisemitic ...

Britain / 26-07-2017

Haringey council adopts international definition of antisemitism amid threats and heckling from “Labour party members”

Haringey Council has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism amid threats and heckling from the public gallery. Council Leader Claire Kober, a Labour Party councillor, proposed a motion to adopt the definition, and the motion was seconded by Gail Engert ...

Austria / 26-07-2017

Palestinian gets life sentence for inciting killings of Jews

Palestinian gets life sentence for inciting killings of Jews

A Palestinian man suspected of belonging to the Islamist group Hamas has been given a life sentence in Austria for plotting a terror attack against Jews in Israel.  The 27-year-old, who was arrested ...

United States / 24-07-2017

Profane, antisemitic message leads to federal indictment

An Iowa man is charged in a federal indictment with threatening to kill a man in Omaha, Nebraska because he was Jewish and employed.  An indictment filed in federal court in Nebraska charges Justin ...

United States / 21-07-2017

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

A bill that would criminalise boycotts against Israel has been signed by 45 US senators and 237 congressman.   The so-called “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” would impose fines of up to $250,000 (£192,000) on ...

United Nations / 19-07-2017

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Police have arrested a man who they say vandalized a Colorado Springs Chabad synagogue with the message “”Fight terror, Nuke Israel” last month.  William Scott Planer, a white supremacist who lives in Denver, faces misdemeanor charges.  He’s ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Police in Montreal, Canada, have issued an arrest warrant for a Palestinian-Jordanian imam accusing him of willful promotion of hatred, following speeches that demonize Jews and use the Quran to ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Director Ian Halperin says that he's interviewed musicians who have worked with Waters who says that the Pink Floyd bassist has been "anti-Jewish" for more than 25 years. A Canadian Jewish filmmaker who is making ...

Britain / 17-07-2017

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

Is famous British director Ken Loach, one of the most vocal supporters of the BDS movement, excluding himself from the boycott effort he so vigorously pushes on others?  Nearly all of Loach's most ...

Canada / 17-07-2017

Music platforms drop antisemitic Canadian rapper as montreal police launch hate crime investigation

Music platforms drop antisemitic Canadian rapper as montreal police launch hate crime investigation

Following complaints from a leading Jewish organization in Canada, global music distributors have begun removing songs recorded by a viciously antisemitic rapper that exhort listeners to kill Jews.    B’nai Brith Canada announced on ...

France / 17-07-2017

Macron: Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of antisemitism

Macron: Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of antisemitism

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered forceful remarks on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from Paris, attacking his political rival Marine Le Pen and other figures ...

United States / 16-07-2017

Neo-Nazi on the run after Montana Jewish woman sues him

Neo-Nazi on the run after Montana Jewish woman sues him

Andrew Anglin, one of America’s most notorious antisemites, is said to be on the run and in hiding in order to avoid a lawsuit filed by a Montana Jewish woman.  Tanya Gersh, a Jewish real ...

United States / 15-07-2017

Jewish groups protest Roger Waters concert in Miami

Jewish groups protest Roger Waters concert in Miami

Controversy surrounded rocker Roger Waters’ Thursday night concert at American Airlines Arena as pro-Israel protesters rallied against the Pink Floyd co-founder.  Fans at Thursday’s show were greeted by a roaming message that read ...

Greece / 12-07-2017

Four men arrested for vandalizing holocaust memorial in Kavala

Police say they have arrested four men, who used hammers to smash the marble veneer on the Holocaust memorial in Kavala three months ago. All four men are Greek citizens, aged 40, ...

United States / 13-07-2017

Nassau official calls on county to cancel Roger Waters concert

Nassau official calls on county to cancel Roger Waters concert

A Nassau lawmaker says allowing Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters to perform at the Nassau Coliseum would be in violation of a local law that takes a stand against Israeli discrimination.    Legislator Howard ...

Britain / 13-07-2017

Theresa May orders investigation into the abuse of MPs

Theresa May orders investigation into the abuse of MPs

Theresa May orders an investigation into the intimidation of parliamentary candidates after MPs told how they received death threats and abuse during the recent election campaign.  Theresa May today ordered an investigation into ...

United States / 12-07-2017

North Carolina lawmakers approve anti-BDS bill

North Carolina lawmakers approve anti-BDS bill

The House Bill 161 titled “Divestment from Companies That Boycott Israel” requires North Carolina state institutions to cease all contracts with companies that boycott Israeli companies and/or products made in Israel. The bill ...

United States / 10-07-2017

Friends, family gather at home to write words of love over spray-painted antisemitic graffiti

Friends, family gather at home to write words of love over spray-painted antisemitic graffiti

Earlier this week, a grotesque display of hate appeared on the Simones family's mailbox, but rather than be intimidated, they couple said they took a stance and saw an opportunity.    "Instead of just painting over ...

Poland / 10-07-2017

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

The prosecutor’s office in the western Poland city of Wroclaw issued an indictment on Sunday against former priest Jacek Międlar for “public incitement to hatred based on religious and national differences.”  He could ...

Britain / 09-07-2017

Radiohead frontman appears to curse pro-Palestinian protesters at show

Radiohead frontman appears to curse pro-Palestinian protesters at show

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke apparently flipped off pro-Palestinian protesters at a Friday concert in Glasgow, Scotland, amid a continuing campaign to pressure the band to cancel its upcoming gig in ...

Austria / 05-07-2017

Austrian Bishop resigns from NGO over antisemitism at Palestinian event

Austrian Bishop resigns from NGO over antisemitism at Palestinian event

Bishop Manfred Scheuer resigned on Monday as president of the Catholic peace organization Pax Christi in Austria because of outbreaks of antisemitism within the NGO and at a Pax Christi event with the ...

Germany / 02-07-2017

Germany passes law against online hate speech

Germany passes law against online hate speech

German lawmakers approved a bill on Friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online.   The measure approved is designed ...